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Under A Cardboard Sea – Bristol Old Vic

Writer: Silva Semerciyan Director: Lisa Gregan and Matt Grinter Reviewer: Kris Hallett In the fallow years of the mid-noughties, when Bristol Old Vic looked in serious trouble of no longer being a working theatre, the young company continued to perform and so became an essential cog in allowing the organisation to claim its place as the country’s oldest working theatre. ...

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I and the Village – Theatre503, London

Writer: Silva Semerciyan Director: Robert Shaw Cameron Reviewer: Scott Stait   In a city thriving with new writing and a surfeit of audiences looking for thrilling theatre, it is easy to miss the iridescent gems that crop up from time to time. Theatre 503, the modest studio above The Latchmere pub in Battersea, is currently housing one such gem. Silva ...

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The Light Burns Blue – Bristol Old Vic, Bristol

Writer: Silva Semerciyan Director: Lisa Gregan Reviewer: Kris Hallett In an era where women still struggle to get a voice at the very top echelons of the industry, it is refreshing to see a company taking the problem by the scruff of the neck and trying to effect change.The Light Burns Blueis one of the first plays commissioned by Tonic ...

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The Window – Bristol Old Vic, Bristol

Writer: Silva Semerciyan Director: Lee Lyford Reviewer: Laura Hesketh “Old age is like going to Glastonbury on your own” is one of many clever lines from Silva Semerciyan’s new play The Window, which makes audiences initially laugh aloud before being overcome by a wave a guilt once considering the chilling meaning of the joke. The play, directed by Lee Lyford, ...

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